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Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon

Congratulations to our Leadership Award winners!

Outstanding Philanthropist - David C. Lincoln, Lincoln Laser Company
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser  - Laura Byers, Veterans Heritage Project
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy - Huanvy Phan, Viet House Foundation
Outstanding Foundation/Corporation - Thunderbirds Charities
Outstanding Fundraising Executive - Torrie A. Taj, CRFE, A New Leaf

These wonderful honorees will be celebrated at this year's Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon along with our Spirit of Philanthropy honorees. The day will begin with a morning of fundraising workshops with top professionals and conclude with our awards luncheon. Please plan to join us!

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2015 Spirit of Philanthropy Awards! 

Are you looking for a great way to recognize that exceptional supporter who goes beyond the call for your organization, or show a member of your development team that he/she deserves to be recognized for his or her passion and dedication?  Why not honor them with a Spirit of Philanthropy Award? The award was created in 1991 to provide charitable organizations the opportunity to honor someone within or close to their organization who truly exemplifies the “spirit of philanthropy”. These awards will be presented at the Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon along with the Annual Leadership Awards.

Submission deadline is Monday, September 14, 2015. 

Click here to download the 2015 Spirit of Philanthropy Award form.

Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon

You are invited to join us for an exciting day of celebrating Philanthropy. The day will begin with a morning of educational programming followed by an afternoon awards luncheon honoring Arizona's best fundraisers and volunteers.

Tickets and Tables

$125 – Luncheon
$150 –Workshops and luncheon
$35 – Workshops only (member)
$45 – Workshops only (non-member)
$75 – Veteran rate (workshops and luncheon)
$1,250 – Table of Ten ($25 additional per workshop attendee)*

*Please contact us at 480-947-3459 or to add workshop attendees for your table.

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Educational Sessions

The Culture of Impact
Courtney Klein, Co-Founder & CEO | SEED SPOT
Target Audience: CEO/ED, Senior Leaders, Board Members

Unlocking Your Potential by Unleashing Your Purpose
Paul Eisenstein, Social Enterprise Practice Leader | Y Scouts
Target Audience: Seasoned Development Professionals, Aspiring Leaders

All You Need is Money!
Walking the Tightrope between what a corporate sponsor wants and what the program team can deliver.
Stacey Harris, Founder | Social Evolution
Target Audience: CEO/ED, Leadership, Seasoned Development Professionals, Program Staff, Board Members

Creative is Competitive
Shelley Cohn, Board Member | Arizona Community Foundation, Desert Botanical Garden, Childsplay, Alliance for Audience and the Bank of Arizona
Steve Martin, Managing Director | Childsplay

8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 1st Sessions
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Networking
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  2nd Sessions
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.  Networking
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Leadership Award Luncheon

Celebration of Philanthropy Luncheon
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
340 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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